ED looking for 2 more apartments, Arpita nail art shop


OFFICIALS from the Directorate of Law Enforcement (ED), investigating the multi-million dollar teacher recruitment scam, conducted raids on Tuesday at two apartments and another store allegedly linked to Arpita Mukherjee, a close associate of suspended TMC leader Partha Chatterjee.

ED detectives raided two apartments in south Kolkata – one on Panditiya Road and the other in Madurdaha – during the day, as well as another nail art shop in the northern part of the city, agency sources said.

ED had earlier recovered around Rs 50 crore in cash, along with jewelry, from his two apartments in the Tollygunge and Belghoria areas. Meanwhile, ED sleuths revealed that the front company was clandestinely linked to Arpita Mukherjee.

The name of the company is Zamira Sunshines Limited, which was incorporated on March 20, 2015.

According to the records of the Registrar of Companies (ROC) of the Union Department of Corporate Affairs, the company is involved in real estate activities with own or leased property, which includes buying, selling, renting and operation of own or leased real estate. real estate such as apartment buildings and housing, non-residential buildings, development and subdivision of real estate into lots, among others. According to ED sources, there are two factors for Zamira Sunshines Limited to come under the central agency scanner. The first reason is the registered address of the company, which is Club Town Heights, 14 BT Road, Block – 5, FLAT – 8A, Kolkata- West Bengal-700056, the same housing complex in Belghoria in the northern outskirts of Kolkata , which houses the apartment of Arpita Mukherjee, where ED recovered huge amounts of silver and gold on July 28.

The second factor is even more interesting, namely the email id registered with the company. The email id is [email protected]which ED officials received information from a piece of paper that was found in the falt of Arpita Mukherjee in the Diamond City housing complex in Tollygunge in South Kolkata.